After an introduction from National Churchill Museum Executive Director Rob Havers, Fulton Mayor LeRoy Benton addresses the crowd that’s formed outside of the museum before lighting the tree at the inaugural Community Tree Lighting Ceremony Monday.
Fulton used a trio of double-digit scorers and some timely free throw shooting to start its season off with a victory. The No. 6 seeded Lady Hornets were 7-of-9 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter and got a team-high 13 points from sophomore guard Sloane Totta in upending No. 3 New Haven 40-36 in the first round of the Montgomery County Tournament on Monday afternoon.
When Fulton resident Nancy McCue lived as a missionary in Kibungo, Rwanda, she realized there was a great need for some sort of counseling resource in the area — particularly for women.
Before leaving for the Fulton Soup Kitchen on Saturday, Susan Nolte of Fulton said she considered staying in and enjoying her Saturday at home. Nolte said she’s glad she didn’t stay home as she volunteered at the soup kitchen’s Thanksgiving, serving meals to people in the community.
Pam Phelps, director of the Callaway County Medical Reserve Corps, will learn in December whether the county has received a grant from the National Association of County and City Health Officials to help fund a new suicide prevention group. Regardless whether she receives the grant, Phelps said she’s determined the start the group that will ensure a community “safety net” through developed programs and support services.
William Woods posted three double-digit scoring efforts, but was dominated by Bellevue (Neb.) University 106-72 in the first round of the Hampton Inn Classic on Friday night
Next-generation commercial aerospace production in Missouri subject of session
Gov. Jay Nixon today called a special session of the General Assembly to pass legislation to help the state win production of Boeing’s next-generation commercial aircraft.
For the eighth year, those who weren’t able to have a Thanksgiving meal on their own could still get together in good company for the holidays.
The city of Holts Summit unveiled its new 5,000-square-foot city hall to the public on Tuesday with a ribbon cutting and open reception. With the new space for city employees, the Holts Summit Police Department remains in the former city hall.
New Bloomfield kindergarteners share what they learned about the pilgrims, what they are grateful for this holiday
Kindergartners at New Bloomfield Elementary got an early start on the Thanksgiving holiday Tuesday afternoon.
Power out for up to 1 hour before electricity rerouted
Equipment failure at a city of Fulton substation resulted in an outage for all city utility customers Tuesday evening. Customers lost electricity around 4:40 p.m., but the Electric Department restored power to all within 45 minutes to one hour.
Lockers to give local patrons greater access to materials
No more waiting for books. Holts Summit City Hall, 213 S. Summit Drive, is now home to the newest branch of the Daniel Boone Regional Library’s Library-To-Go program.
Money to be used for safety program
Students leaving Hatton-McCredie Elementary School will now be a little safer thanks to a $2,000 grant from TransCanada.
For the 15th year in a row, the Fulton Heritage Trust will spruce up Callaway County’s Christmas spirit with a bit of history.
A Columbia man living in Fulton has been arrested on an outstanding warrant for child pornography charges Tuesday.